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Asked in Bihar
Why is river kosi sorrow of bihar?
The Kosi River that flows from Nepal to India was known as the " Sorrow of Bihar", because it had caused widespread human suffering in the past & at present. the embankments built on both sides of the Kosi few decades back have temporarily helped to control this river. It is feared that very soon the Kosi would abandon its present course triggering off a new cycle of damages and destructions. After such incident, the Kosi might not anymore be only the...
Asked in Lakes and Rivers
What river in India is called as the 'River of Sorrow'?
I think you misunderstood it. River of Sorrow is Damodar and Sorrow of Bihar is Kosi. I even crosschecked this in wikipedia. ...
Asked in State Bank of India
Which Indian State recently signed a 220 million dollar agreement with the World Bank?
The World Bank on 12 jan 2011 signed a USD $220 million agreement with the Bihar state government for the 'Bihar Kosi Recovery Project.' ...
Asked in Earth Sciences, Earthquakes
Kosi multi purpose river valley project?
The Kosi multipurpose river valley project is an energy and agriculture project designed to bring water to farming areas of the Koshi (or Kosi) valley. This project is also used to produce electricity for that area of Nepali. ...
Asked in Bangladesh, India, Nepal
Why do Bangladesh blame India and Nepal its floods?
Most rivers originating from India and Nepal drains from the low lying Bangladesh areas below sea level to the bay of Bengal.Rivers like the Brahmputra,Gandak,Kosi,Ganga,Atari,feni,Titas flood Bangladesh as excess water is discharged into this country to cause floods. ...